Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Galveston Seawall and Grade Raising
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
—American Society of Civil Engineers 1852 —
Designated October 11, 2001
Erected 2001 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
Location. 29° 16.367′ N, 94° 48.897′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Seawall Boulevard 0.3 miles east of 53rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77551, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Birds of Galveston (within shouting distance of this marker); Beach Invertebrates (within shouting distance of this marker); Campeche / Galveston Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Leroy Colombo "Ducky's Beach" (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Italian Vault (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rosewood Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Baden-Sproule House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . .
1. Galveston Seawall - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 10, 2015.)
2. Galveston Seawall and Grade Raising Project. From the American Society of Civil Engineers website. (Submitted on November 10, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.